Major Australian clothing companies are under pressure to publicly state where their products are made, as consumer advocates accuse them of leaving customers “in the dark” when it comes to making ethical
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is hiring a senior executive from Dow Chemical Co. to oversee the Montreal-based company's governance, ethics and compliance efforts as it works to restore confidence in its practices.
News today that the Co-operative Group faces losses of £2bn and will sell off its farms reveals that its problems lie deeper than just the banking division. We already know that its approach to growth
Who would have thought that ‘ethics’ and ‘bankers’ would become inextricably linked ? It’s getting that way, on both sides of the Atlantic. In a memo on February 12 to employees at Citigroup, CEO Michael
When it comes to ethics, there seems to be a pretty significant disconnect between investor perceptions of the financial services industry and those of industry participants. Advisors, managers and sponsors
Deal, thought to be worth £35m, will make Irish telecoms billionaire the fourth largest player in the UK radio market Irish telecoms billionaire Denis O'Brien is to become a significant player in the radio
Car manufacturing is a proud pillar of the western world's industrial history, but the hollowing out of Detroit as a city and an economic force is just the most shocking example of a decline that has automotive
FORTUNE — At a big business conference recently — where the rules forbade my quoting participants by name — I was surprised to hear a famous CEO refer in passing to “New York City, which is still the of
With increasing heterogeneity in every market and global exposure just one tweet away, all brands, even local ones, must begin to think globally or suffer the consequences. In 2008, Fiat used Richard as
When it comes to e-commerce across the globe, I’ve noticed a very interesting trend. Every new market I look at seems to have an Amazon-style copycat — a website that looks, functions, and sells products
How interested are people in innovation — and how does that change cross-culturally? What do users across the world really want, how can we uncover and design for their unmet needs, and what services we
There’s something about the culture of business that tends toward excess — in financial markets, to be sure, but also in the “market” for new ideas and management techniques. The dynamic is always the
When I urge managers in a company to make open innovation part of their innovation strategy, they get it conceptually. They see that a solution coming from outside is more likely to be a dramatic leap
Albert Einstein is often quoted (perhaps apocryphally) as saying, “If I had 20 days to solve a problem, I would spend 19 days to define it.” Innovation is a particularly sticky problem because it so often
HEDGE FUND: Hiring This Pro Surfer To Represent Us Will Be The 'Trojan Horse Of Our Investment Strategy'
What's more is the fund's co-founder referred to Curren as "The Trojan Horse" of their investment strategy. The JOBS Act changed the rules allowing hedge funds to market themselves. Here's the full release